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At 7:58am, 19-Apr-2015
Temperature: 27.5°F
Humidity: 86%
Wind: 4.0 mph from NW


    UW Civil Engineering
University of Wyoming - New Thinking


United States           Natural Resources             Water and Climate Center
Department of           Conservation                          Portland, Oregon
Agriculture             Service

          S N O W  -  P R E C I P I T A T I O N    U P D A T E

              Based on Mountain Data from NRCS SNOTEL Sites
                    As of SATURDAY: APRIL 18 , 2015
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BASIN                    ELEV.  SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT    TOTAL PRECIPITATION
 Data Site Name          (Ft)                      %                      %
                                Current  Median  Median  Current  Average  Avg
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WYOMING


SNAKE RIVER  

 Base Camp                7030   11.2    12.2     92    17.9    21.6     83
 Black Bear               8170   26.4    36.8     72    26.7    39.5     68
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   24.0    23.9    100    16.4    20.0     82
 Cottonwood Creek         7670   18.5    19.1     97    25.3    25.5     99
 East Rim Divide          7930    4.8     9.6     50    10.9    12.1     90
 Grand Targhee            9260   37.1    41.7     89    29.7    32.3     92
 Granite Creek            6770   11.2    11.4     98    16.6    20.2     82
 Grassy Lake              7265   24.6    31.5     78    28.7    37.1     77
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750    9.8    13.2     74     9.5    13.6     70
 Gunsight Pass            9820   12.1    13.5     90    12.6    14.6     86
 Lewis Lake Divide        7850   20.0    30.2     66    26.9    36.5     74
 Phillips Bench           8200   21.2    25.8     82    24.2    28.9     84
 Salt River Summit        7760    6.6    10.3     64    13.4    17.2     78
 Snake River Station      6920    9.4    11.7     80    18.8    23.3     81
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   24.6    23.5    105    23.7    24.6     96
 Thumb Divide             7980    3.9    14.5     27    12.0    19.5     62
 Togwotee Pass            9580   21.9    23.5     93    25.0    25.4     98
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   25.9    27.8     93    23.8    28.2     84
 Willow Creek             8380   18.4    26.8     69    28.4    34.9     81
 Younts Peak              8350     -M    15.0       *     -M    16.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   81                     82


MADISON-GALLATIN

 Black Bear               8170   26.4    36.8     72    26.7    39.5     68
 Canyon                   7870    9.6    12.4     77    11.3    16.8     67
 Madison Plateau          7750   13.9    22.8     61      -M    27.2       *
 West Yellowstone         6700     -M     8.0       *     -M    14.9       *
 Whiskey Creek            6800    6.9    15.1     46    11.9    21.0     57
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   65                     65


YELLOWSTONE

 Beartooth Lake           9360   20.8    23.0     90    20.5    20.5    100
 Burnt Mtn                5880     .2      .0       *   13.3    13.9     96
 Canyon                   7870    9.6    12.4     77    11.3    16.8     67
 Cole Creek               7850   13.9    16.0     87    12.4    14.2     87
 Evening Star             9200   24.1    25.0     96    27.0    28.4     95
 Fisher Creek             9100   31.3    32.2     97    29.0    33.0     88
 Northeast Entrance       7350     -M     7.3       *   13.4    12.8    105
 Parker Peak              9400   21.5    20.8    103    21.0    18.5    114
 Sylvan Lake              8420   12.1    20.3     60    19.7    23.3     85
 Thumb Divide             7980    3.9    14.5     27    12.0    19.5     62
 Two Ocean Plateau        9240   25.9    27.8     93    23.8    28.2     84
 White Mill               8700   23.5    23.6    100    23.6    24.7     96
 Wolverine                7650    1.9     7.8     24    13.1    12.7    103
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   84                     90


WIND RIVER

 Burroughs Creek          8750   11.2      -M       *   16.1      -M       *
 Castle Creek             8400    4.6      -M       *    9.1      -M       *
 Cold Springs             9630    1.8     5.1     35     9.0    10.7     84
 Deer Park                9700   11.1    16.1     69    15.0    21.1     71
 Hobbs Park              10100   11.3    14.8     76    12.1    14.5     83
 Kirwin                   9550   11.8    10.0    118    13.3    12.2    109
 Little Warm              9370    9.4    10.2     92    10.9    13.7     80
 Owl Creek                8975     .1     4.4      2     6.7     6.6    102
 South Pass               9040   11.0    15.7     70    12.3    18.3     67
 St. Lawrence Alt         8620    1.6     5.7     28     8.9     9.7     92
 Togwotee Pass            9580   21.9    23.5     93    25.0    25.4     98
 Townsend Creek           8700    7.2     9.7     74    10.6    13.0     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   76                     85


BIGHORN BASIN

 Bald Mtn.                9380   16.4    19.6     84    13.5    18.0     75
 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    1.6     3.8     42     7.6     9.2     83
 Bone Springs Div         9350   15.4    16.3     94    13.0    16.5     79
 Grave Springs            8550    6.9     9.7     71     7.2    11.4     63
 Kirwin                   9550   11.8    10.0    118    13.3    12.2    109
 Marquette                8760    7.1      -M       *   10.8      -M       *
 Middle Powder            7760    9.5    12.5     76      -M    12.5       *
 Owl Creek                8975     .1     4.4      2     6.7     6.6    102
 Powder River Pass        9480    9.6    10.1     95    12.7    13.5     94
 Shell Creek              9580   12.8    15.3     84    11.7    14.6     80
 Timber Creek             7950    3.2     5.1     63    10.2     8.2    124
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   82                     87


SHOSHONE RIVER

 Blackwater               9780   19.7    23.8     83    20.6    21.6     95
 Evening Star             9200   24.1    25.0     96    27.0    28.4     95
 Marquette                8760    7.1      -M       *   10.8      -M       *
 Sylvan Road              7120     .1    10.2      1    15.9    17.4     91
 Younts Peak              8350     -M    15.0       *     -M    16.4       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   74                     94


POWDER RIVER

 Bear Trap Meadow         8200    1.6     3.8     42     7.6     9.2     83
 Cloud Peak Reservoir     9860   13.6    15.6     87    13.3    14.5     92
 Grave Springs            8550    6.9     9.7     71     7.2    11.4     63
 Hansen Sawmill           8360    2.6     5.2     50     8.4     9.3     90
 Middle Powder            7760    9.5    12.5     76      -M    12.5       *
 Powder River Pass        9480    9.6    10.1     95    12.7    13.5     94
 Soldier Park             8720     .6      -M       *    8.8      -M       *
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   77                     85


TONGUE RIVER

 Big Goose                7990    7.9     9.5     83    11.0    12.4     89
 Bone Springs Div         9350   15.4    16.3     94    13.0    16.5     79
 Burgess Junction         7880   11.4    12.3     93    11.3    13.2     86
 Dome Lake                8880   10.6    11.9     89    11.5    14.6     79
 Little Goose             8870     -M      -M       *   13.1      -M       *
 Sucker Creek             8880   11.5    12.7     91    13.5    15.5     87
 Tie Creek                6870     .8     4.5     18    11.4    12.6     90
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   86                     85


BELLE FOURCHE

 Cole Canyon              5910     .1     2.4      4     7.7    10.1     76
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                    4                     76


CHEYENNE RIVER BASIN

 Blind Park               6890     .2     4.4      5     8.6    12.6     68
 North Rapid Creek        6130     .0     4.6      0     8.8    10.5     84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                    2                     75


UPPER N. PLATTE

 Arapaho Ridge           10960   16.2    21.4     76    18.8    24.0     78
 Blackhall Mtn            9820   23.0      -M       *   26.5      -M       *
 Columbine                9160    9.8    21.0     47    22.3    26.6     84
 Divide Peak              8880     -M    19.3       *   14.6    22.5     65
 Joe Wright              10120   17.8    22.1     81    26.9    27.4     98
 Laprele Creek            8375    3.5     8.6     41     9.7    13.4     72
 Med Bow                 10500   30.8      -M       *   28.5      -M       *
 North French Creek      10130   22.1    32.0     69    24.0    28.1     85
 Never Summer            10280   16.4    20.6     80    16.8      -M       *
 Old Battle              10000   23.5    32.4     73    23.1    36.6     63
 Rawah                    9020    4.5     8.9     51    15.8    15.5    102
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     .4     7.1      6     8.3    15.1     55
 Sand Lake               10050   24.2    30.4     80    24.0    26.4     91
 South Brush Creek        8440    1.0    10.1     10    11.1    16.2     69
 Tower                   10500   30.9    47.7     65    35.9    41.6     86
 Webber Springs           9250   14.6    22.6     65    19.8    28.0     71
 Willow Creek Pass        9540   10.9    12.8     85    12.9    14.2     91
 Zirkel                   9340   16.6    23.0     72    29.0    29.5     98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   66                     81


SWEETWATER

 Deer Park                9700   11.1    16.1     69    15.0    21.1     71
 Larsen Creek             9000     .2    10.5      2    10.4      -M       *
 South Pass               9040   11.0    15.7     70    12.3    18.3     67
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   53                     69


LOWER N. PLATTE

 Casper Mtn.              7900    6.6    14.5     46    10.5    16.2     65
 Laprele Creek            8375    3.5     8.6     41     9.7    13.4     72
 Reno Hill                8400   10.4    14.0     74    13.6    16.8     81
 Windy Peak               7900    3.9     6.9     57     9.4    11.4     82
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   55                     75


LARAMIE RIVER

 Brooklyn Lake           10240   20.1    22.1     91    23.2    22.4    104
 Cinnabar Park            9574   15.0    20.5     73    22.6    25.2     90
 Crow Creek               8330    2.6     1.7    153    12.5    11.9    105
 Deadman Hill            10220   18.5    16.6    111    19.4    18.6    104
 Rawah                    9020    4.5     8.9     51    15.8    15.5    102
 Roach                    9700   11.5    16.5     70    17.1    20.3     84
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   84                     97


S. PLATTE

 Black Mountain           8920     -M      -M       *   15.6      -M       *
 Crow Creek               8330    2.6     1.7    153    12.5    11.9    105
 Deadman Hill            10220   18.5    16.6    111    19.4    18.6    104
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                  115                    105


LITTLE SNAKE RIVER

 Battle Mountain          7440     .1     5.4      2    10.5    15.8     66
 Divide Peak              8880     -M    19.3       *   14.6    22.5     65
 Elk River                8700    4.7    16.1     29    15.1    21.0     72
 Little Snake River       8915   13.9    25.0     56    25.6    31.0     83
 Old Battle              10000   23.5    32.4     73    23.1    36.6     63
 Sage Creek Basin         7850     .4     7.1      6     8.3    15.1     55
 Sandstone RS             8150     -M    10.8       *     -M    19.2       *
 Whiskey Park             8950   19.6    26.2     75    25.4    29.3     87
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   55                     72


UPPER GREEN RIVER

 Big Sandy Opening        9080   10.2    12.7     80     9.9    13.9     71
 Blind Bull Sum           8650   24.0    23.9    100    16.4    20.0     82
 East Rim Divide          7930    4.8     9.6     50    10.9    12.1     90
 Elkhart Park G.S.        9400    9.6    12.0     80    10.6    13.9     76
 Gros Ventre Summit       8750    9.8    13.2     74     9.5    13.6     70
 Gunsight Pass            9820   12.1    13.5     90    12.6    14.6     86
 Kendall R.S.             7740     -M     9.0       *   11.2    14.6     77
 Loomis Park              8240   11.6    13.2     88    15.6    17.8     88
 New Fork Lake            8340    6.4     9.2     70     9.8    11.2     88
 Pocket Creek             9360    8.1      -M       *    7.0      -M       *
 Snider Basin             8060    7.6    11.1     68    14.5    14.6     99
 Spring Creek Divide      9000   24.6    23.5    105    23.7    24.6     96
 Triple Peak              8500   20.2    19.3    105    25.5    26.1     98
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   87                     86


LOWER GREEN RIVER

 Blacks Fork Jct          8870    1.3      -M       *   10.0      -M       *
 Buck Pasture             9700    7.6      -M       *   13.7      -M       *
 EF Blacks Fork GS        9360    2.9      -M       *   10.1      -M       *
 Hams Fork                7840    1.9     7.5     25     9.2    11.8     78
 Hewinta                  9519    3.2     8.7     37    11.5    14.8     78
 Hickerson Park           9145    3.1     5.8     53     9.5    10.9     87
 Hole-in-Rock             9150    3.1     6.2     50     9.5    10.4     91
 Indian Creek             9425   17.1    23.3     73    18.2    23.3     78
 Kelley R.S.              8180   11.0    13.1     84    14.2    18.7     76
 Spirit Lk               10235    5.4      -M       *   13.2      -M       *
 Steel Creek Park        10200   12.0    16.1     75    13.5    17.5     77
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   64                     80


UPPER BEAR RIVER

 Bear River RS            8777     .0      -M       *    8.2      -M       *
 Bug Lake                 7950    8.7    18.0     48    12.6    20.1     63
 Burts Miller Ranch       8000     .2      -M       *    4.0      -M       *
 Chalk Creek #1           8993   10.0    24.8     40    16.2    26.4     61
 Hayden Fork              9212     .3    12.6      2    14.8    22.1     67
 Kelley R.S.              8180   11.0    13.1     84    14.2    18.7     76
 Lily Lake                9156    3.5    11.3     31     9.9    18.1     55
 Monte Cristo             8960   15.0    27.6     54    18.9    27.0     70
 Salt River Summit        7760    6.6    10.3     64    13.4    17.2     78
                                                -----                  -----
                Basin Index (%)                   47                     67
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 -M   = Missing data
  *   = Data may not provide a valid measure of conditions.
Units = inches for the Current and Normal Snow Water Equivalent and

Total Precipitation values

If the Basin Index (%) value is flagged as potentially
invalid, care should be taken to evaluate if the value is representative
of conditions in the basin.

The SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT Percent of Median represents the snow water
equivalent found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin compared to
the Median value for those sites on this day.

The TOTAL PRECIPITATION Percent of Average represents the total precipitation
(beginning October 1st) found at selected SNOTEL sites in or near the basin
compared to the Average value for those sites on this day.

Contact your state water supply staff for assistance.

Medians and averages are calculated for the period 1981-2010.

Provisional data, subject to revision.

* Site -- Either: (a) the current value is missing; (b) the median or
average for the day is not available or is zero; or (c) for snow water
equivalent, the median for the day is less than 10% of the maximum
median value for  the year.


* Basin - More than half of the sites within the basin are flagged with *,
preventing the calculation of a meaningful basin index.

The basin index is calculated as the sum of the valid current values
divided by the sum of the corresponding medians (for snow water equivalent)
or averages (for precipitation) and the resulting fraction multiplied by 100.